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Banquets & Dining – Overview
The Ironmongers' Hall offers guests an exceptional setting for lunches, dinners and formal banquets and is just a few minutes walk from the Barbican underground station.
There are 4 magnificent rooms to choose from, suitable for small dinner parties through to banquets for up to 188 guests. The spaces combine a warm atmosphere with historic grandeur, heraldic wood panelling, crystal chandeliers and fine stained glass windows throughout.
An extensive range of delicious menus and catering options are available and can be tailored to any requirements, from elegant dinners to modern cocktail and canapé receptions.
Whether celebrating a special anniversary, engagement party or holding a retirement dinner, this unique venue can offer a choice of spectacular rooms and a range of superb catering options for any event.
Inside, the Hall offers a comfortable, warm atmosphere steeped in history. For example, the Drawing Room, with its soft sofas, huge fireplace and William Morris tapestry is the perfect place for pre-dinner drinks or after dinner coffee and liqueurs.
Outside, the Hall has a private courtyard with an ornamental pond and fountain for receptions and barbecue parties and is an ideal place for champagne and cocktails on a warm summer evening.
Our dedicated catering team can provide the finest choice of menus and service, while your Events Manager will be on-site throughout the function leaving you to relax and enjoy the occasion with your guests.
From Barbican Tube Station
Turn right out of the station, walk along Aldersgate Street and just before the Museum of London Roundabout, turn left into a passage on the left hand side of the road and Ironmongers' Hall is directly in front of you.
From St Paul's Station
Exit out of the station and immediately cross the road on St Martin's Street and then continue onto Aldersgate Street. Veer to the right round the round-about, crossing London Wall and turn into Aldersgate Street again staying on the right hand side of the road. Turn right into Shaftesbury Place.
From Moorgate Tube Station
Turn left out of the station and then take the first left on to Ropemaker Street. Turn right in to Moor Lane and then take the left into Chiswell Lane. Carry on for five minutes until you arrive at Barbican tube -walk along Aldersgate Street and just before the Museum of London Roundabout, turn left into a passage (Shaftesbury Place) on the left hand side of the road and Ironmongers' Hall is directly in front of you.
From Blackfriars Tube /BR
Change onto Circle line, and carry on to Barbican. Then follow instructions as above.
From City Thameslink BR
Take the Holborn Viaduct exit on to the main road. Directly in front is Snow Hill, walk forward past the Police Station and take a right in to West Smithfield. Go straight ahead, passing Smithfield Market, into Long Lane. Once you arrive at Aldersgate Street turn right and just before the Museum of London Roundabout, turn left into a passage (Shaftesbury Place) on the left hand side of the road and Ironmongers' Hall is directly in front of you.
From Kings Cross
Take the Circle, Metropolitan or Hammersmith and City line to Barbican, then follow the instructions above. From Waterloo Station take the Northern Line to Embankment. Change to Circle line to Barbican, then follow the instructions above. From London Bridge Station take the Northern Line to Moorgate. Take the Hammersmith and City Line, Metropolitan Line or Circle Line to Barbican, then follow the instructions as above.
From Victoria Station
Take the Victoria line underground to King's Cross Station. Change at King's Cross for the Circle, Metropolitan or Hammersmith & City Underground lines to Barbican tube, then follow the instructions above.
From Paddington Station
Take the Circle Line, and stop at Barbican, then follow the instructions above.
London City Airport: 20 minutes by taxi.
It's easy to hail a licensed black cab outside the venue.
Parking near this location
The Barbican Centre is the preferred parking partner of the Ironmongers' Hall. There are several car parks which are located just a short distance from Ironmongers. The closest is Car Park 5, the entrance of which is off Beech Street. From this car park when exiting, turn left and left again at the traffic lights and the Ironmongers' Hall can be found on the left hand side before the roundabout.
An alternative car park is available in the immediate area:
Aldersgate Street Car Park
158-170 Aldersgate Street,